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Dietetic Internship Program

The Teachers College Dietetic Internship Program follows the Standards of Education of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and provides students with internship experiences that meet those standards of knowledge, skills, and competences for entry-level dietetic practitioners. Students who successfully complete the training program are eligible to write the AND registration examination to become a registered dietitian.

The Dietetic Internship Program is offered on a full-time basis and requires eleven months to complete. The concentration area is nutrition education and all interns must complete 1200 practice hours. All applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

Applicants to the Dietetic Internship Program must include either a declaration-of-intent or a verification statement from a Commission on Accreditation of Dietetic Education (CADE)-accredited DPD program.

All Applicants to the Dietetic Internship Program must participate in the AND computer matching program. Applicants should visit the D&D Digital website, for instructions and to complete an online application.

The Dietetic Internship at Teachers College is currently granted Accreditation by CADE, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995. Contact information: 800-877-1600, ext. 4764; website

The Dietetic Internship Program has practice facilities in New York City, Westchester County, Southern Connecticut, and New Jersey.

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